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Thursday, June 7 • 09:00 - 11:00
E4W - The net is not neutral: Teaching hidden biases in everyday Internet use Limited | Limité

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From Facebook’s filter bubble to Google’s inappropriate autocorrects, proprietary algorithms distort information and reinforce biases. Engage in active learning exercises from a successful workshop series that demonstrate to our learners the non-neutrality of the web, and discuss ways to incorporate digital literacy into your praxis. Bring your mobile device/laptop!



De la bulle de filtres de Facebook aux autocorrections inappropriées de Google, les algorithmes propriétaires faussent l’information et renforcent les biais. Participez à des exercices d’apprentissage actif à partir d’une série d’ateliers efficaces qui démontrent à nos apprenants la non-neutralité du Web et discutez des façons d’intégrer la culture numérique dans votre pratique. Apportez votre appareil/ordinateur portable!

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Alyssa Archer

Coordinator of Faculty Outreach, Radford University
Alyssa Archer is the Coordinator of Faculty Outreach at Radford University’s McConnell Library. Working as a team member in Library Instruction and Research Services, she is grateful to have wonderful colleagues to collaborate with and try out different strategies related to learner-centered... Read More →
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Liz Bellamy

Instruction Librarian, Radford University
Liz McGlynn Bellamy is an Instruction Librarian at Radford University’s McConnell Library. As a member of McConnell’s Instruction and Research Services team, she collaboratively designs and teaches lessons in information and web literacy and strives to make research services inclusive... Read More →
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Lisa Dinkle

Instruction Librarian, Radford University
Lisa Dinkle is an Instruction Librarian at Radford University’s McConnell Library. Her professional experience includes work at various types of libraries; with a detour into library software training and testing. She enjoys collaborating with her spectacular colleagues to create... Read More →

Thursday June 7, 2018 09:00 - 11:00 EDT
Pavillon Morisset Hall - MRT 248